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Table 2 Characteristics of the adult population of the Amsterdam Growth and Health Longitudinal Study

From: An IGF-I promoter polymorphism modifies the relationships between birth weight and risk factors for cardiovascular disease and diabetes at age 36

  Men Women
  WT VC WT VC
  Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Birth weight (kg) 3.64 ± 0.47 3.40 ± 0.39 3.44 ± 0.53 3.41 ± 0.52
Height (m) 1.84 ± 0.08 1.83 ± 0.07 1.71 ± 0.06 1.72 ± 0.06
Weight (kg) 84.1 ± 10.8 85.2 ± 10.8 67.5 ± 9.3 69.2 ± 11.8
Body mass index (kg/m2) 23.5 ± 2.6 24.5 ± 2.4 22.4 ± 2.9 22.8 ± 3.8
Fat-mass (kg) 13.7 ± 5.0 15.3 ± 5.6 17.7 ± 5.3 18.4 ± 6.4
Fat-free mass (kg) 66.1 ± 6.6 66.3 ± 5.7 47.3 ± 4.5 48.7 ± 5.9
Waist circumference (cm) 85.3 ± 7.5 85.9 ± 8.8 73.3 ± 8.9 73.4 ± 8.0
Waist-to-hip ratio 0.95 ± 0.04 0.96 ± 0.05 0.83 ± 0.08 0.82 ± 0.08
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 121.0 ± 8.9 122.7 ± 14.4 110.7 ± 10.6 111.8 ± 12.0
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 66.4 ± 6.4 67.2 ± 8.6 63.1 ± 7.2 61.6 ± 6.9
LDL concentration (mmol/l) 3.22 ± 0.80 3.52 ± 0.87 2.80 ± 0.81 2.97 ± 0.70
Carotid intima-media thickness (mm) 0.628 ± 0.099 0.636 ± 0.095 0.616 ± 0.086 0.631 ± 0.101
Resting heart rate (b/min) 73 ± 12 69 ± 11 72 ± 12 70 ± 12
Glycated hemoglobin (%) 5.3 ± 0.5 5.3 ± 0.3 5.3 ± 0.4 5.3 ± 0.3
  1. Data is presented as means ± standard deviations (SD),
  2. †WT, Wild type; VC, Variant carrier LDL – low lipoprotein